News Briefs

Brooke Howard, Reporter

News Brief Sept. 24-Oct. 7


Discover the Dinosaurs Exhibit 3-10 p.m. Sept. 24-28. Admission $6 at the Kern County Fair Grounds.


“Open Studio” by Mercy Hospital. “Choose your own activity. We provide the space and materials, or you can bring in your own project and immerse yourself in our calming environment.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Art & Spirituality Center in Mercy Hospital on Truxtun Ave.


Soup Kitchen noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 Fruit of the Vine Storehouse of Faith on 19th Street downtown. Come help, donate, or receive a hot meal. For information, please call (661) 374-4920.


Classic Film Series: “Dr. Strangelove” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Edwards Cinema Matinee: $7.50, $7 children and seniors. For more information call (661) 663-3042.


Kern River Blues Society Huge Community Jam 2-8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Trouts on North Chester Avenue. No Fee.


Children’s Art Class for fourth through sixth graders 4-6 p.m. Sept. 24 at Bakersfield Art Association Art Center located on Eye St. $20 per class. Includes all supplies. For more info call (661) 869-2320.


Karaoke 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24 at Ethel’s Old Corral off Alfred Harrell Hwy. For more info call (661) 873-7613.


Zumba Dance Fitness Class 5:15-6:15 p.m. Sep. 24 at Greenacres Community Center off Calloway Drive. $5 and for more info call (661) 747-4646.


Live Jazz 6:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Le Corusse Rouge off White Lane. No fee and for more info call (661)



“Word Poetry Wednesdays”, Open Mic Night 7-9 p.m. Sept. 24 at Jazz Lounge off Chester Ave. Free and welcome to participate with your own poetry. For more info call (661) 703-6911.



Music Showcase 7-10 p.m. Sept. 24 at Prime Cut off Brimhall Road. Featuring local artists. For more info call (661) 831-1413.


Fab 4 (Tribute to the Beatles) 8-10 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Kern County Fairgrounds, Budweiser Pavilion. Free w/paid fair admission. For more information, call (661) 833-4900.


Rebecca Aguilar and Lost Vinyl (R&B, Classic Rock) Live 7-10 p.m. Sept. 25 at Senior Pepe’s off Granite Falls Drive.


The California Prosperity project presents Kern County Legislative Forum. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at Bakersfield College. Design a “Get out to Vote Poster” and submit for a prize. Speakers include Congressman David Valadao, Senator Jean Fuller, Politician Rudy Salas and Senator Andy Vidak. For more Information, email [email protected]


FLICS International Cinema Society presents “Belle,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Bakersfield Fox Theater located on H Street downtown. $6 fee. For more info call (661) 428-0354.


Improv Comedy Show 8-9 p.m. Sept. 26 at JC’s Place located on Chester Ave. $5 fee. For more info call (661) 322-8209.


Bakersfield Farmers Market 8 a.m. to noon. Sept. 27 at the Bakersfield Event Center located Downtown.


Fathom Special Event: “Gone with the Wind” showings at 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Edwards Cinema off Ming Ave. $12.50. For more info (661) 663-3042.


“Lace’n It Up For Links for Life” to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at two separate locations: Liberty Bell and the Park at River Walk. Donation can be either $15; $35, includes walk and earrings; $100, includes walk and bracelet. For more information call (661) 322-5601.


“First Friday Downtown” featuring live music, art openings, specialty shops, galleries and boutiques, artists will set up their artwork, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Downtown Arts District. Email [email protected] or [email protected]


Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival Oct. 3-4, 6-10 p.m. each night at the CSUB Amphitheater off Stockdale Highway. There will be food, music, vendors and large amounts of Scotch. $10 entry fee.


Park at River Walk Concert Series: Bluffett Jimmy Buffett Tribute 8pm Oct. 4 at the Brighthhouse Amphitheatre. $12.50 admission for more information call (661) 852-7777.


BC Football Home Game at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Memorial Stadium at Bakersfield College. BC against College of the Canyons.


Bakersfield Bacon Fest 1-6 p.m. Oct. 5 $45 gen admission, $65 VIP. You can purchase tickets at- [email protected]